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Fairway converts to ShopRite: Locals opinions and whats to come

Fairway converts to ShopRite: Locals’ opinions and what’s to come

By Kira Findikyan, Business Editor
September 28, 2022

The ShopRite that replaced the Fairway Market in Pelham Manor after renovations is getting mixed reviews from customers, with some saying the grocery store is more like a typical ShopRite. Kelly...

Cristina Chianese honored as woman of distinction by State Sen. Biaggi

Cristina Chianese honored as woman of distinction by State Sen. Biaggi

By Amina Pucci, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2022

Cristina Chianese, president of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce, was honored as a woman of distinction by State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. Each of New York State's 63 state senators nominates a woman of...

Pelham Manor emails peddler law to residents after reports of people being followed home, attempt to open door to house

Pelham Manor emails peddler law to residents after reports of people being followed home, attempt to open door to house

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2022

Incidents involving people being followed home by peddlers and a reported attempt to open the door of a house prompted the Village of Pelham Manor to email its peddling law to residents on Sept. 13. “We...

Village of Pelham Manor researches trolley to bring residents to and from train station

Village of Pelham Manor researches trolley to bring residents to and from train station

By Phoebe Schwarz, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2022

The Village of Pelham Manor is researching the idea of a commuter trolley to get residents to and from the train station, particularly those who lost parking spots in a Village of Pelham lot. “We...

Public pocket park created on Hutchinson School property at Third and Lincoln

Public pocket park created on Hutchinson School property at Third and Lincoln

By Kiran Schwaderer, Assistant Business Editor
September 15, 2022

A public pocket park is being built at the corner of Third and Lincoln avenues on school land in front of where stood the old Hutchinson Elementary School. Jim Hricay, assistant superintendent of business,...

Administrator tells school board drop in chemistry Regents caused by test inexperience, difficulty, open enrollment

Administrator tells school board drop in chemistry Regents caused by test inexperience, difficulty, open enrollment

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
September 14, 2022

An administrator told the Pelham school board the 21-percentage-point drop in students attaining proficiency in the 2022 chemistry Regents examination was the result of inexperience with the state tests,...

Foto Feature: Town of Pelham holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

Foto Feature: Town of Pelham holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

September 12, 2022

The Town of Pelham, in conjunction with the fire and police departments of the villages of Pelham Manor and Pelham, along with Pelham Post #50 of the American Legion, held Sunday the town's annual remembrance...

Current contractor Oakridge Waste & Recycling will be replaced by a Village of Pelham sanitation department in January.

New Village of Pelham garbage service: Here’s what you need to know

By Ava Paolucci, Assistant Managing Editor
September 7, 2022

The transition to a new garbage collection service in the Village of Pelham will likely begin near the end of the year, with the exact timeline dependent on the delivery of the trucks the village ordered...

Notes from Pelham school district:*Regents Assessments based on Common Core Learning Standards have 5 performance levels (Algebra I & Geometry: level 1 = 0-54, level 2= 55-64, level 3 = 65-79, level 4 = 80-84, level 5 = 85-100; Algebra II : level 1 = 0-54, level 2= 55-64, level 3 = 65-77, level 4 = 78-84, level 5 = 85-100; ELA: level 1 =0-54, level 2 =55-64 , level 3 = 65-78, level 4 = 79-84, level 5 = 85-100 ) Regents Assessments based on 2005 Learning Standards have 4 performance levels (level 1 = 0-54, level 2 = 55-64, level 3 = 65=84, level 4 = 85-100)

Regents results: Pelham students attaining proficiency drop in seven of eight exams in 2022

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Executive Editor
September 6, 2022

Pelham high school and middle school students attaining proficiency dropped in seven of eight Regents examinations this year, with the largest declines coming in geometry, chemistry, earth science and...

Pelham Memorial High School

Former PMHS assistant principal named as interim; search continues for permanent replacement

By Leah Sherbansky, Staff Reporter
September 6, 2022

Richard Leprine was appointed as the interim assistant principal of Pelham Memorial High School, following the resignation of Bethany Antonelli in July. Leprine previously served as assistant principal...

Pelham firefighters, county hazmat team deal with garbage truck fire on Fifth Avenue

Pelham firefighters, county hazmat team deal with garbage truck fire on Fifth Avenue

By Gabby Ahitow, Assistant Managing Editor
August 31, 2022

Village of Pelham firefighters responded to a fire in the rear of a sanitation truck right outside the firehouse Monday and needed to call the Westchester County Hazmat Team because the truck's contents...

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